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The Children of Huang Shi (2008) - Movie Details

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125 min.
Release Date
May 23, 2008 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
January 20, 2009
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Running Time
125 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for some disturbing and violent content

Based on real events, "The Children of Huang Shi" is a sweeping but intimate story set against war-torn China in the 1930's. The film centers on a young English journalist (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), an American nurse (RADHA MITCHELL) and the leader of a Chinese partisan group (Chow Yun-Fat) who meet in desperate and unexpected circumstances. Together they rescue 60 orphaned children, leading them on an extraordinary journey across hundreds of miles of treacherous terrain, through... Full synopsis »

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell and Chow Yun-Fat star in The Children of Huang Shi, a little known drama set during the Japanese occupation of China. The movie, about a journalist who unwittingly becomes the protector of a group of orphaned boys, looks nice and offers fine performances, but fails to dig its claws into your heart. Full movie review »

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